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    Deplorable negligence in protecting migrant worker rights

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2021

    THE gross violation of migrant worker rights in destination countries, particularly the exploitation of women worker, is deeply disconcerting given the contribution that they make...

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    Unrecognised male rape victims

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 27, 2021

    Now-a-days scrolling down my social media feeds quite often I come across incidents where a minor boy was raped either by a teacher, relative or...

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    Advice on law reform not implemented

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 11:44pm on April 09, 2021

    The government is yet to respond to the Law Commission’s proposal to modernise the Women and Children Repression (Prevention) Tribunal Act 2000 increasing punishments for...

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    23pc of wives face sexual violence in 2020

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:22pm on February 23, 2021

    Some 22.99 per cent of women faced sexual violence by husband in 2020 and 27.74 per cent have faced such violence throughout their married life,...

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    Anti-rape protesters demand home minister’s resignation

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 09:25pm on February 12, 2021

    Different leftist organisations, students and teachers held a rally at the Shahbagh crossing in the capital to press home their nine-point demand, including an exemplary...

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    Legal system still inaccessible to rape survivors

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2020

    DESPITE a High Court order that trial proceedings of any rape case should be completed in 180 days, cases continue to face legal bureaucracy. More...

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    Education on gender equality must to end rape culture

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2020

    DESPITE countrywide protest against rape, it appears that the incidence of sexual violence is alarmingly on the rise. On an average, according to a report...

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    Dhaka-Noakhali long-march against rape, impunity underway

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36pm on October 16, 2020

    Students and different sociocultural organisations that began Dhaka-Noakhali long-march against rape and impunity Friday morning under the banner of ‘Bangladesh against rape and impunity’ to...

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    Consent is good, but sexual agency is better

    Nasrin Khandoker | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    SEXUAL violence has nothing to do with sex. Violence means to harm, to violate, to harass, to humiliate other people. Sexual violence is a matter...

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    Impunity, political backing blamed

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:02am on October 08, 2020

    Educationalists, rights activists and jurists on Tuesday said that the incident of rape and violence against women were continuing unabated across the country due to...

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